Associate of Science in Information Technology

Information is the lifeblood of any organization. As more data proliferates from e-communications and web-based initiatives, businesses must create more robust systems and applications to handle it. Colorado Technical University’s Associate of Science in Information Technology degree is designed to help you develop relevant skills in the IT field. Combining the study of business, hardware technologies and coding, this dynamic program focuses on providing you with the opportunity to learn practical IT solutions for a wide range of business challenges. You will also have the opportunity to develop proficiencies on industry-relevant software tools, learn basic network architecture and setup and study general protocols of data communication.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

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TOTAL CREDITS

93

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
    HUMELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    MATH109 Introduction to Algebra 4.5
    MATH112 Analytic College Algebra 4.5
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 57
    Courses: Core
    CS126 Unix Fundamentals 4
     
    CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
    or
    CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4
     
    CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security 4
    EM200 Introduction to Website Development 4
    IT106 Introduction to Programming Logic 4
     
    IT140 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments 4
    or
    IT Elective
     
    IT190 Introduction to IT 4
    IT204 Fundamentals of Networking 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    Total Credit Hours: 36

    Total Credit Hours: 93

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    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of current computer networks, protocols of data communications, and the role of network management software
    • Explain database concepts, discuss the capabilities of modern database systems, and apply those concepts in the design and implementation of a database to support a business Write programs in at least one high level programming language or scripting language using programming fundamentals
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